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Spin the Globe Playlist for 11 June 2004
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Show Notes:
We spun the globe vigorously this week, featuring new releases, tunes from artists coming soon for shows in the Northwest, and more. The show fell on the same day as The Evergreen State College's graduation, so when an Internet listener called from Boston requesting music from South Africa (which he dedicated to graduates from the Tacoma campus), I obliged with an entire set (Vusi, Shiyani Ngcobo, and Juluka). Consider that a preview of next week's show, when Spin the Globe features primarily music from South African artists.

# Our cover song of the week made up for lost time, ... we really had three covers. 1) a tribute marking the passing of Mr. Ray Charles, in the form of a cover of "Hit the Road Jack" by Mo' Horizons; 2) Skapara's manic Ellington cover "Skaravan"; and 3) from Lila Down's brand-new CD a fresh version of "La Bamba."

Artist
Song
Album
Label
Vakoka Vorondolo Introducing Vakoka World Music Network
Jaojoby Come One Salegy! Rogue
Angelique Kidjo Congoleo (English Version) single Columbia
Mo' Horizons # Hit the Road Jack # Cover the World Putumayo
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra # Skaravan # Gunslingers Live Best
Red Elvises Hello From Istanbul / I Wanna See You Bellydance I Wanna See You Bellydance Shooba-Doobah
Pangia Acheret Saroon Vol. 2 Pangia
Suzzana Owiyo Kisumu 100 Mama Africa ARC
* Vusi Mahlasela Red Song The Voice ATO
Daud Khan Rag Talang (excerpt) Tribute to Afghanistan Felmay
* Shiyani Ngcobo Izangoma Introducing Shiyani Ngcobo World Music Network
* Juluka Thoko Musa Ukungilandela Rhythm Safari
* Cecile Kayirebwa Mundeke Mbaririmbire (Let Me Sing for You) Rwanda Ace Records
Sally Nyolo Oneza Zaione Lusafrica
Sibongile Khumalo Mayihlome Women of Africa Putumayo
* Ojos de Brujo Bale Bari Bari World Village
* Lila Downs # La Bamba # One Blood / Una Sangre Narada
Souad Massi Houria (Freedom) Deb (Heart Broken) Wrasse
* Kekele Oyebi Bien World 2004 Wrasse
Jaojoby Alima Salegy! Rogue
Youssou N'Dour Yo Le Le (Fulani Groove) 7 Seconds: The Best of Youssou N'Dour Columbia
Angelique Kidjo Bala Bala Oyaya! Columbia
Ozomatli (Who Discovered) America? Street Signs Concord

 

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